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Nexium vs Prilosec: What's the difference between them?

Why is there blood in my stool? What does it mean?

Is it normal not to bleed much after taking cytotec?

Im 23 years old and im 5 1/2 weeks pregnant. I woke up in the morning to find blood on my undies. I went to see a doctor the same day and he said i had a miscarriage. He prescribed cytotec. He told me to take 2 pills every six hours for 24 hours. I tooke the first round yesterday at 5:40 pm and the... read more

Can I take Carafate after or with morning cofee?

I have been prescribed Carafate 1 GM tab for gastritis. I don't know when I should take my morning dose. The instructions say to take it 30 minutes to 1 hour before meals. Would coffee with half and half be considered the meal, or would the food I eat approximately an hour later?

Can omeprazole be taken after a meal?

I accidentally ate food before taking omeprazole just now. I find this happens often because I’m forgetful. If I take the omeprazole now even though I ate, will it still have the same effect?

Can I use Famotidine 20mg for acid reflux every night forever ?!?

Is there any special side effect for a long period time usage ? because when I use it every night I have no any reflux and when I stop it I'll have reflux again , what can I do then ?

GERD - Timetable for taking Sucralfate (carafate) and omeprazole (Prilosec). Currently I'm taking...

... the meds like this. Take omeprazole, wait one hour, take carafate, wait one hour and then food. I was wondering if there is a better, more compact (time-wise) way to take it and be effective? Lots of conflicting info on how to take those 2 medicines online

I have had this pain in my upper torso, right below my diaphram?

it runs side to side, by my rib cage and right in the middle between my rib cages. I cannotseem to get rid of thiss pain no matter what I take. Tums, acid reducers, gas x, rainditine, you name it. I have now had it for 3 days. I have had it in the past, never figured it out then either, but this... read more

Can meloxicam be taken long term?

I have a history of gastric ulcers. I have bilateral plantar fasciitis and arthritis in my hand. The meloxicam seems to help my pain after taking for 30 days. I am concerned if there are any effects if used long term as maintenance drug.

Sucralfate - What can you eat while taking Carafate?

Stomach has been upset since begin taking this three days ago. Experiencing headaches, backaches, acid reflux and sinus problems. Is this common?

How long does Pantoprazole take to work on a stomach ulcer?

I've been taking it for 2 days (40mg once a day) and haven't felt a difference.

Can pantoprazole combined with levosulpride gives the effective cure in gerd patient?

ppi with prokinetic in gerd ?

Can I take Carafate (sucralfate) long term ?

can i take Carafate (sucralfate) long term ?is it safe?

Can Carafate make you blotted and gain weight?

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